Article: Volume 45 Number 7 Page 675 - July/August 2018

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  Dent Update 2018; 45: 675-677

Technique Tips:  Local Anaesthesia using Computer Controlled Local Anaesthesia Delivery Systems

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Abstract: In dentistry, the injection of local anaesthesia is a great source of fear and anxiety, especially in children, owing to its associated pain and discomfort. Furthermore, severe anxiety and fear can result in increased pain perception in children and adults alike.

Author notes: Rajinder Kaur Khehra, BDS(Hons), MFDS RCPS(Glasg), Dental Core Trainee, Royal Gwent Hospital, Cardiff Road, Newport, NP20 2UB, Manal Mohammed, BDS(Hons), MFDS RCSEd, Dental Core Trainee, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH and Daniel Sisson, BDS, MDFS MPaedDent RCSEd, Post-CCST Registrar in Paediatric Dentistry, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham B4 6NH, UK.